Cravings for cold cloudy days…🎐

It’s been a few days since we have seen the sun; the sky is an undulating cover of white and grey with occasional rain and cold breeze. Hailing from Kerala where it’s sweltering hot, the weather in Bangalore is reminiscent of a hill station and it’s lovely 😘.

Cloudy days in Bangalore: Silveroaks around our apartment complex

The cloudy cold days prompt cravings for hot and tasty food; easy to make but delicious. A stew – chicken or mutton fits the bill perfectly. Occasionally, the food delivery app Big Basket sends across a free product. Once they sent across the ITC Multi Millet mix πŸ‘‰ Mulling over millet 🌾

This time I got a free sample of coconut milk πŸ‘‡.

Coconut milk

I normally use the Maggie Coconut powder to make the coconut milk; but this time tried the liquid coconut milk. The advantage of the coconut powder is that the contents can be stored in the fridge for quite a few days after opening the packet for only a few spoonfuls; but the coconut milk definitely has a shorter shelf life once opened. So I used the entire packet in one go. Adding the packaged coconut milk instead of the powder mix gives a richer and more coconutty taste to the stew gravy.

Chicken stew with garlic bread

The garlic bread is bought from Carnival, they still visit our apartment every Friday to sell stuff πŸ‘‰ Sweet Carnival 🧁 ; a sprinkling of pepper completes the stew πŸ˜‹

The recipe of the chicken stew is here πŸ‘‰ Easy Indian meal (Set #9): Easy and delicious Chicken Stew 🍲

Chicken stew and garlic bread

Till next post, take care !!

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